Changing the wireless channel on the classic web-based interfaceInterference is one of the most common problems your Wi-Fi may face. This can be caused by distance or location, home electronic devices, neighboring Wi-Fi, and physical obstructions (walls, mirrors, or glass). In order to resolve this issue, changing your router's wireless channel is highly recommended. This process helps optimize your Wi-Fi connection and fix intermittent signal, thus improving your overall Wi-Fi experience.
The steps below will guide you on how to change the wireless channel of your Linksys router using the classic web-based setup page. To do this using your Linksys cloud account, click here.
Access the router’s web-based setup page. The default address is http://192.168.1.1. (You will know whether the default address is correct if the link opens an error message instead of a login screen.) If that is not correct in your environment, click here for instructions.Step 2:On the router's web-based setup page, click the Wireless tab.
NOTE: Images and options may vary depending on your router's model.Step 3:
On the Basic Wireless Settings sub-tab, select Manual. Choosing the Manual setup allows you to adjust your wireless channel according to your preference. Once done, you can click Save Settings.
For some models, you no longer need to select Manual. Instead, you simply click on Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings, locate Wireless Channel then implement your changes through the drop-down menu.QUICK TIP: If you are using a simultaneous dual-band router, you need to do this for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies..Step 4:
Select 20 MHz for the Channel Width for both the 5 GHz network and the 2.4 GHz network.QUICK TIP: To avoid interference with other 2.4 GHz networks in your area, Channel Width should be set to 20 MHz Only for both.Step 5:
Click the drop-down arrow for Channel, then select the channel provided by LiteWire Support. If you have not yet been assigned a channel please open a support ticket to request one.
More information on Linksys Routers can be found HERE
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